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Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film - New SIGNED 1st Edition

Oswalt, Patton

Published by Scribner, 2015
ISBN 10: 1451673213 / ISBN 13: 9781451673210
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Title: Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life ...

Publisher: Scribner

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition


Flawless brand new 1st Edition/1st Printing hardcover and dust jacket SIGNED by Patton Oswalt on the title page without inscription. "Silver Screen Fiend is both a love letter to artistic obsession and a string of caution tape around it. Patton describes the ecstatic demands of the arts (in this case stand-up and film) with insight, fond pity, and unfailing humor." -- Joss Whedon. Book will be packed in bubble-wrap and shipped in a sturdy box to make sure it arrives in immaculate condition. Bookseller Inventory # ABH829

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Synopsis: New York Times bestselling author, comedian, and actor Patton Oswalt shares his entertaining memoir about coming of age as a performer and writer in the late ?90s while obsessively watching classic films at the legendary New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles.

Between 1995 and 1999, Patton Oswalt lived with an unshakeable addiction. It wasn?t drugs, alcohol, or sex. It was film. After moving to L.A., Oswalt became a huge film buff, absorbing classics and new releases at least three nights a week at the New Beverly Cinema. Silver screen celluloid became Patton?s life schoolbook, informing his notions of acting, writing, comedy, and relationships. Set in the nascent days of the alternative comedy scene, Oswalt?s memoir chronicles his journey from fledgling stand-up comedian to self-assured sitcom actor, with the colorful New Beverly collective supporting him all along the way.

Ideally timed for awards season, when everyone?s mind is on Hollywood, Silver Screen Fiend follows up on the terrific reception of Oswalt?s New York Times bestselling debut, Zombie Spaceship Wasteland. Already a beloved fixture on the comedy stage, on television, and in film?not to mention his 1.87 million Twitter followers?Oswalt announces, with this second book, that he?s also here to stay on the page.

About the Author: Patton Oswalt is the author of the New York Times bestseller Zombie Spaceship Wasteland. He has released four TV specials and four critically acclaimed comedy albums, including the Grammy-nominated My Weakness Is Strong. He put together the Comedians of Comedy tour and television series. Oswalt has also appeared on many television shows and in more than twenty films, including Young Adult, Big Fan, and Ratatouille. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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